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Oct 21, 2012 7:30pm EDT
is not falling off a cliff. the u.s. is doing a little better but all in all the global economy has slowed down and that's a reflection of that. i must say there are people in the tech industry who say it's also that we're sort of running out of ideas, that the silicon valley 2.0 is a bit playing out and we're waiting for another wave of new ideas, we're not seeing it. it may be some mix of those things, maturing industries. i know that's funny to say about things that are only five years old but in that business maybe it's true and slowing economy. i'm not super negative that we're going to just go into a recession unless we do something on the fiscal cliff. but i do believe that with a big overhang of public debt external debt, china, we're not going to grow like gangbusters and not going to see several years of great earnings growth. this moderation is very consistent with what i would expect in this point in the recovery. >> all right, we'll leave it there. great to talk with you, thanks so much. >> thank you, maria. >> ken rogoff joining us. up next, a warning to the world from a woman who
Oct 14, 2012 7:30pm EDT
, bottom line, is the u.s. still the best house in a bad neighborhood? what should investors be doing? >> one should not panic. start to take money out of the bond portfolios that have been seeing massive inflows. perhaps some of the more cyclical names, move away from the dividend player that is are rich. the u.s. is the best house in the bad neighborhood. the good news is historically the u.s. has done well and grown even if the rest of the world economy is sort. low gdp. if we can get spark and resolution in the cliff, we'll do that. companies are in a position to spend and consumers need to buy things that they haven't spent much on. the outlook is still good. you should be allocated toward equities. >> joe, good to see you. thanks for joining us. >> my pleasure. >> back to maria with the rest of the program. >> thanks, bill. up next, inside the obama white house during the biggest financial crisis in decades. bob woodward will join me. later, actor matt damon on the job that's changing his life and saving others. innovating to bring clean water to those without. take a look at ho
Oct 14, 2012 5:30am PDT
, is the the u.s. the best house in a bad neighborhood right now? what should toward be doing right now in your view. >> one should not panic. i would take money out of the bond portfolios and allocate in to equities and perhaps cyclical names and move away from the players that are rich. the u.s. is the best house in a bad neighborhood. the u.s. has done well and grown even if the world economy is soft as it is now. exports are a low share of gdp. if we can get some spark and resolution of the election and the cliff we will do that. companies are in a position to spend and consumers need to buy things they haven't spent much on the last few years. the outlook is good. you should be allocated heavily toward equities. >> always good to see you. thank you for joining us. >> thank you, bill. my pleasure. >> now back to maria with the rest of the program. >> thank you so much, bill. >>> up next on the "wall street journal report," inside the obama white house during the biggest financial crisis in decades. celebrated reporter bob woodward will join me. >>> and actor matt damon on the job that is ch
Oct 28, 2012 5:30am PDT
of the u.s. economy. economists were expecting a growth rate of 1.8%. the number buoyed by an increase in consumer spending and stronger housing market. the air went out of stocks midweek. the dow fell 250 points on wednesday after poor earnings news and the market was flat later in the week. big multinationals did not farewell in earnings. caterpillar missed revenues and dupont fell short and said it would cut 1500 jobs. 3m met kpapt tigss and boeing and proctor & gamble beat expectations. among technology and internet companies, facebook and dwra hao beat expectations but facebook and disappointed. the ipad mini is lighter than the full size ipad and 7.9 inches and $329. two product launches for microsoft introducing windows 8 than tablet, the surface which retails for $499. it's been anything bau strong earnings season so far. have companies squeezed all of the profits they can from the revenues get? and what affect will the elections have on the market? joining me is bob doll from black rock. thank you for joining us. >> thank you, maria. >> let's talk about earnings. we have seen
Oct 7, 2012 7:30pm EDT
years it has been 5.8%. two percentage points above where we would like to be in the u.s. the other thing is where are the jobs coming from? we see health care is a healthy area for unemployment, manufacturing is not. i think that will continue to be true. american workers need to understand we are moving to a knowledge economy, technology, solutions and services and not product. there is that shift going on in the workforce as well. >>> the markets neared multiyear highs this week. money has been moving in to stocks, do you think it continues to go up and do you think this is a post-debate romney rally? >> i don't know how much the debate influences the markets overall. i think that for long-term investors like us at "the motley fool" this is a fine time to be an investor. of course we generally think that. we like to add money every month. one of the worst things that happens and a lot of discussion on the macro issues the crisis that come along on wall street and the high-frequency trading that makes people think they have to pay attention on a second-by-second basis. a lot of re
Oct 28, 2012 7:30pm EDT
to be having better earnings reports than those that have significant businesses outside the u.s. >> meanwhile, here we are just a few days away from the presidential leelection. what would a romney presidency mean versus an obama re-election? >> we have to start by saying that it's so close that uncertainty is killing everybody. gee, what happens if we don't know the next morning? it's going to mean probably neither candidate has a mandate, so we are going to need more compromise and have more lagger heads and more polarization. >> we haven't seen these two sides get together. they are unable to get together. we've got the fiscal cliff looming, so why would it be better in the next four years in terms of getting things done? >> the optimist says okay, if it's mitt romney, he was a republican governor and figured out thousand get it done. if president obama is elected. he's got to worry about his legacy and maybe do some things and say let's not just look at each other with nasty faces. >> who's right? >> that switch, if you go back sir months ago was just the opposite. businesses were doing o
Oct 7, 2012 5:30am PDT
on the u.s. balance of trade. the vice presidential candidates take the stage for their one debate of the campaign season. also, thursday night. friday the price index is out. and a new addition to the tech industry has people talking. yahoo ceo marissa meyer welcomed her first child and she said he has not been officially named yet and suggestions are welcome. social media changed the way we communicate with friends and family and websites solicit ideas and parents from connections. >>> is it is the wave of the future head to facebook and let us know what you think. our name is wsjrwmaria. >> thank you for joining us. my guest next week, academy award winner matt damon will be with me and his latest development bringing clean water to the developing world. each week keep it here where wall street meets main street. i will see you next weekend. good morning! wow. want to start the day with something heart healthy and delicious? you're a talking bee... honey nut cheerios has whole grain oats that can help lower cholesterol. and it tastes good? sure does! right... ♪ wow. delicious,
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